Our site may contain links to other sites. We will make every effort to link only to sites that we believe share our high standards and respect for privacy. However, we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices employed by organizations sponsoring these other sites. In addition, while visiting our site, you may have the opportunity to give out your personal information online to third parties, such as through various chat rooms. In these instances, we cannot guaranty the security and privacy of any information that you provide voluntarily to these third parties.
NIA Lifestyle Guides collect personal information from our visitors on a voluntary basis only. Personal information may include name, title, company, address, phone number, e-mail address, marital status, education, household income, etc. We use this information to enhance your online experience by providing you with enhanced navigation or suggesting areas in which we may improve the structure and content of the site. In addition, we also share this information with our marketing partners and advertisers. Your willingness to have this information made available allows our marketing partners and advertisers to better understand our user demographics. In addition, the exchange of information between our marketing partners, advertisers and our users helps us to continually revise and improve our website in order to enhance your online experience. Obviously, we cannot control the practices of our marketing partners or advertisers. However, during the registration process, you may opt-out from receiving information from our marketing partners or advertisers or from allowing us to share your personal information for promotional purposes.
As part of the services we offer to our marketing partners and advertisers, we also create demographic studies and traffic patterns. Although these types of information are shared with them, these studies are not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.
NIA Lifestyle Guides offer you the opportunity to change or remove the personal information that you previously entered. All you need to do is access your account page after you log in and correct any of your profile information. Follow the simple instructions and contact us if you are experiencing any difficulties or have any questions.
If you do provide us with your personal information, or if you contact us with questions or comments, we reserve the right to use your personal information in order to be able to respond to your questions or comments. We reserve the right to file your comments for future reference.
All personal information you provide to NIA Lifestyle Guides is secured on our server with restricted access. We reserve the right to use agents and consultants to perform storage and processing functions. In such instances, we use all reasonable efforts to have these agents and consultants be bound by strict confidentiality guidelines, although we cannot be responsible if these agents or consultants violate these guidelines. Only designated employees, consultants or agents who need to carry out legitimate business functions are permitted to view your personal information. Furthermore, all our employees are kept up-do-date on our security and priority practices. All employees of NIA Lifestyle Guides who violate this policy are subject to disciplinary actions, up to and including termination.
This paragraph describes certain information relating to cookies. A cookie is a piece of data stored on your hard drive containing information about you. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site. Once you close your browser, the cookie simply terminates. For instance, by setting a cookie on our site, you would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. If you reject the cookie, you may still use our site. The only drawback to this is that you will be limited in some areas on our site. For example, you will not be able to participate in any of our sweepstakes, contests or monthly drawings that take place. Cookies can also enable us to track and target your interests to enhance your experience on our site.